Education Officer worries over school dropouts


The Principal Education Officer II for Letlhakeng, Musa Mongana is worried about children in his area dropping out of school.

Speaking at the reception class graduating to Standard 1 at Takatokwane village on Saturday, Mongana said it is saddening that some children are denied the right to education by their parents or guardians at a young age.

He said his office has been experiencing a high number of school dropouts, which seem to be increasing due to different reasons and it cuts across from Standard 1 to Standard 7. Only 59 pupils were graduating to Standard 1 class at Takatokwane Primary School. “We are pleading with you parents to support your children in their education.

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